Lyric Theatre

The Lyric Theatre opened as the Ford Center for the Performing Arts in 1998 as part of the extensive Times Square renewal project. The new facility combined restored elements of the condemned Lyric and Apollo Theatres that once inhabited the site. The venue was renamed the Hilton Theatre in 2005, the Foxwoods Theatre in 2010, and the Lyric Theatre in 2014.
  • Built: 1998
  • Number of Seats: 1622
  • Record Gross: $530,208
  • Show: Jesus Christ Superstar (Week Ending: May 7, 2000)
  • Longest Running Show: 42nd Street
  • Performances: 1,341
  • Stage Door: Exit via the 43rd St. door (the back door). The stage door will be to your left. It is a glass door marked "Stage Door" located beneath a decorative stone carving of the word "Drama."
  • Bathrooms: Ladies and Men's: Upper and lower levels. Accessible restrooms in dress circle lobby.
  • Concessions: Orchestra level.

Owner History

May 20, 2013 - The Ambassador Theatre Group Theatre Owner
Nov 30, 2005 - May 19, 2013 Live Nation Theatre Owner
Feb 29, 2000 - Nov 30, 2005 Clear Channel Entertainment Theatre Owner
Jul 9, 1999 - Feb 29, 2000 Clear Channel Entertainment Theatre Owner
Dec 26, 1997 - Jul 9, 1999 Livent, Inc. Theatre Owner
Lyric Theatre
    • 214 W. 43rd St.
    • New York
    • NY
    • United States

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